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About Linda Lee Rathbun

Linda has had over 250 magazine articles published along with four touring books by Gregory's and by Explore Australia.
Most of Linda's work is accompanied by Steve's photography.
Below is a partial byline list of Linda's articles: some include links and some include the option to view a flip book.


You can also look through the bookcase.

Explore Australia 4WD Books

4WD Touring Tasmania

4WD Touring Australia: Darwin to Broome

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways 2nd Edition

4WD Touring Australia: It's Yours to Discover and Enjoy
 (Hard Cover)


Go RV Website

Caring for Injured Wildlife

A Gem of a Time at Gemtree

The Ultimate Xterran Life

Alice Springs Touring Guide

Explore The Great Sandy Strait

The RV Adventure Guide

Exploring the Mary River National Park Region

South Australia's Kangaroo Island

Kununurra Travel Guide

Travel Guide: Broome

Exploring Takarakka and Carnarvon Gorge

Travelling Australia: Then and Now

Cairns: Top Ten Attractions

Adventures in Rock Art

The Lake Ballard Being

Western Australia Touring Guide

Touring Guide: Northern Territory at its Best

Fraser Island Under Pressure

Along the Savannah Way

Picture-Perfect Francois Peron National Park

Guide: North Stradbroke Island

Planning the Big Lap

The Gibb River Road

Caravanning Green

Travel Guide to the Eyre Peninsula

Essential Flinders Ranges Travel Guide

Australian Fires: Aiding Wildlife

Travel Guide: Litchfield National Park

Touring Kakadu National Park

Outback Roadhouses

Outback Pub Crawl

Touring Karijini & Millstream-Chichester National Parks

Touring Guide to Moreton Island National Park

The Outback Loop 

Touring Guide to Southwest Western Australia

East of Isa

The Beautiful Barry Way

The Karri Forest Explorer (Western Australia)

Undara Volcanic National Park & Cobbold Gorge

Eastern Tasmania Touring Guide

Alice Springs 4WD Adventures


Go RV Magazine

#5 Page 28: Top Four Reasons to Visit The Alice

#6 Page 24: Top Four Reasons to Visit Mary River National Park

#8 Page 30: Australia's Dinosaur Trail

#9 Page 24: Kununurra Travel Guide

 #10 Page 30: There's Something About Broome

#14 Page 30: Top Three in Cairns

#16  Page 38: Adventures in Rock Art

#18 Page 20: Lake Ballard Beings

#19 Page 54: Best of the West

#20 Page 46: Top End Touring

#22 Page 38: Fraser Under Pressure

#23 Page 42: Savannah Way Road Trip

#26 Page 50: Perfect Francois Peron

#28 Page 40: North Stradbroke Island

#30 Page 48: Kimberley-Gorgeous

#33 Page 50: Explore the Tip of the Eyre

#34 Page 48: Rock Star: Flinders Ranges

#35 Page 58: Australian Fires, Aiding Wildlife

#36 Page 44 Litchfield National Park

 #39 Page 44 Touring Kakadu National Park

#40 Page 50 Roadhouses Up the Centre

#41 Page 54 Charismatic Karijini            

#42 Page 60 Outback Pub Crawl

#44 Page 56 Marvelous Moreton Island

#45 Page 64 The Outback Loop 

#48 Page 70 The Southwest Edge

#49 Page 62 East of Isa

#52 Page 70 The Barry Way

#55 Page 88 Forest Wonderland 

#57 Page 74 Undara Volcanic NP and Cobbold Gorge

#63 Page 76 Alice to Adventure

Caravan World

The Beings of Lake Ballard

Making the Most of Travelling Around Australia

Making the Most of Your 4WD

The Great Sandy Strait

Mary River, West of Kakadu

The Northern Territory's Top Ten Escapes and Touring Guide

A Traveller's Tale

Ten Tips to the Top End

A Gemtree in the Desert

Caring for Wildlife

Touring Western Australia


Camper Trailer Australia Magazine

Along the Savannah Way

Touring the Northern Territory

Gemtree in the Desert

Mary River National Park


Times of the Islands Magazine

In the Lagoon of the Sacred Spirit (Houseboating in the Everglades)

Banking on Wetlands (wetland mitigation banks)

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Hidden Creatures, Secret Spaces (Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge)

Everglades Wonder Gardens

Seminole Safari (Big Cypress Seminole Reservation)

The Piers of Southwest Florida


Views Magazine

Where the Sun Shines on Wild Things (Southwest Florida ecology and wildlife)

Audubon's Christmas Bird Count in Georgia & Florida

From Way up High to Way Down Under (travel in Australia)

The Vinoy

A number of articles and sidebars for the in-house publication of The Renaissance Vinoy Resort


Introducing Naples Magazine

The Everglades: Lagoon of the Sacred Spirit

Bathing Beauties (ecology of the Gulf of Mexico foreshore)

Mystery and Majesty (natural areas in Southwest Florida)

A Tamiami Tapestry (scenic Tamiami Trail in Florida)

Where the Wild Things Are (animals and birds of Southwest Florida)


Naples on the Gulf Magazine

Natural Explorations (sanctuaries and preserves in Southwest Florida


Wildlife & Nature Magazine

A Stroll Through Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The Key Deer of Florida

Under the Waters of Key Largo


Australian Wellbeing Magazine

The Barrier Reef Revisited

Europe Will Have to Wait (traveling in Western Australia)

Aotearoa: The Land of the Long White Cloud (about New Zealand)

Dreamtime in Kakadu (Kakadu National Park)

Aw-wah-nee: Place of a Gaping Mouth (Yosemite)

Sanctuary (about William Ricketts)

Trials and Tribulations (Cape Tribulation in Queensland)

Howe Glorious (Lord Howe Island)


Nature & Health Magazine

Cradle Mountain-Lake St.Clairn National Park (Tasmania, Australia)

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Northern Territory Australia)


Birds International

Jewels Among Wading Birds
 (Florida's waders)

Builders in the Australian Bush
 (about bowerbirds)


The Age Newspaper

Glass became her floral canvas (about glass artist: Wynne Reid)


Underwater Geographic Magazine

A Reef Encounter (about the Great Barrier Reef


Qantas & Australian Airlines Inflight Magazines (Airways, The Australian Way, Flight Deck)

 Lady in Waiting (about Lady Elliot Island)

 A Mountain Lullaby (about Tasmania)

Flying Colours (about Australian parrots)

Blooming Marvels (wildflowers of Western Australia)

Winged Wonders (Australian butterflies)

The Whyalla Aggregation (Australian giant cuttlefish)

Pixie Pinnacle (a dive site on the Barrier Reef)

Pacific Way Magazine (Air New Zealand)

The Isles of Capricorn (Great Barrier Reef)

New Zealand Rendezvous

A Western Ramble (traveling in Western Australia)

The Green Behind the Gold (Lamington National Park in Queensland



Silver Kris Magazine (Singapore Airlines) 

Fish in a World of Fantasy (about Australian reef fish)


Scuba Diver Magazine

Buddying the Budding Photographer

The Weekend Australian Newspaper

Oh really, it's the O'Reillys (about O'Reillys' Guesthouse in Australia)

At Home in Tasmania's Wilderness.

The Southern Jewel in a Coral Crown

GEO, Australasia's Geographic Magazine

Walkabout Columns


New Traveller Magazine 

Magical Lady Musgrave Island


The Sunday Age Newspaper (Australia)

Good Reef! Getting the Most of the Great Barrier Reef

Call of the Wild (hiking in Australia)

A Dive of a Hotel (Jules' Undersea Lodge in Key Largo)


Sportdiving Magazine

Lord Howe Island


4WD Touring Australia Magazine

 Caring for Injured Wildlife

 Exploring Grampians National Park by 4WD


Bauer Media 'Without a Hitch' Website

Top Ten Things to do in Cairns


4X4 Magazine
A Snowy Wilderness Tagalong

Moor-ish Moreton Island

The Bloomfield Track

A Kakadu 4WD Adventure

An Arnhem Land Safari

Historic Chambers Pillar

Tassie's Forest Tracks

Karijini in a Nutshell

Lichfield's Hidden Tracks

South to North in the Flinders Ranges

A Double Dutch World Safari

Cobbold Gorge

The Nanga Heritage 4WD Circuit

Palm Valley in Finke Gorge National Park

Jowalbinna Rock Art Safari Camp

Cobourg 4X4

The Eyre Peninsula by 4WD

A Mary River Weekend

The Triple Desert Tracks

Moreton & Straddie Island Getaway

Lark Quarry, Back o‘ Beyond


Overlander Magazine

Preparing for the Dream

Picture-perfect Francois Peron National Park

Driving Fraser to the Brink


Ranger Rick Magazine

Our Wild Class Trip (school trip to the Great Barrier Reef) 

Diving into Camp (school trip to the Florida Keys)


Gulfshore Life Magazine

Mote Marine Laboratory

In Praise of Southwest Florida

Doing the Stingray Shuffle

Strictly for the Birds (Audubon Society)

A Retreat at Five Fathoms (Jules' Undersea Lodge)

The Orchid Thief (A book review)

Buddha's Gardens

Romance in the Stones (Vinoy Rennaissance Resort)

The Piers of Southwest Florida

A Symphony of Bells


ASPCA Animal Watch Magazine

The Reunion (elephants at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee)


Discover the Gulfshore Magazine

Finding Sanctuary (the natural areas of Southwest Florida)


Wilkommen Magazine

Sudwest Floridas Piers

Zuflucht Finden


Woodall's Florida Traveler

Tamiami Trail: Trail Between Two Cities


Challenge, a Pearson Educational Magazine

Ranging the Everglades


Boca Raton Magazine

Notes from DownUnder (travel in Australia)


Nature Photographer

Wonders DownUnder (travel/photography in Australia)

PlanBookTravel Website

Numerous articles on travel in and around Australia


Australian House & Garden Magazine

Potted Perfection (about begonias)

Grow Your Own Vineyard

Fanciful Fuchsias

Color-fast Cinerarias

Lady Elliot Island: Glorious Isolation

Adventures in Paradise (about Lord Howe Island)

Tulips: Jewels in the Garden

Regal Roses

Clouds of Color (about rhododendrons and azaleas)

Succulent Charms (about cactus)

Versatile Day Lilies

Winter's Gift to the Garden (about camellias)

Iris, the Rainbow Flower

Going Native (Australian native plants)

The African Queen (about proteas)

Velvet Charms (about African violets)

Tulips on Parade
 (Tesselarrs Tulip Festival)

The Garden's Chameleon (about hydrangeas)

Bizzare Beauties (bromeliads)

Pocketfuls of Color (about calceolaria)

Alluring Liliums

Cyclamen: Winter Dazzlers

Orchids: a Flowering Obsession

Sunny Personalities (about daffodils)

Brilliant Bougainvilleas

Sleeping Beauties (about bulb flowers)

Glorious Gloxinias

Carnivorous Plants

Flamenco Flowers (about hibiscus)

Bizarre Beauties (about bromeliads)

Growing Concerns (about antique apple varieties)

Home & Con
do Magazine

Living with Lightning

Much Ado About Mulch

Replacing a Towel Bar

The Composting Advantage

How to Survive Moving

Glass as Art.

Safe Drinking Water

Fertlizers for a Lush Garden

Keep Your Trees Healthy

Interior Colorizing

Making Your Home a Safe Haven

Lead Paint

The Magic of Carpet

Home Generators

A Guide to Freon Laws

Combing a Paint Finish

Extending your Home Outdoors

Recycling Irrigation Systems

Combing the Walls of your House

Recycling Southwest Florida

Home Ideas on the Internet

Caring for Carpets

Keeping Mildew Away

Enclosing a Patio

Garden Maintenance

Tarpon Cove Yacht & Racquet Club

Legends Golf & Country Club

Replacing your Air Conditioning System

Gardening News Magazine 

A Rainforest Garden in Melbourne

A Garden Gallery in Surrey Hills